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A Valentine Special: The Rose~

Updated on March 19, 2015
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CrisSp is your Emergency Specialist at 37 thousand feet. A writer without a niche. Wonderwoman consumed by wanderlust!

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Between girlfriends, wives, mothers, and teachers-TEACHERS receive the most Valentine cards and flowers?

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Life is a rose, beware of the thorns. - Unknown
Life is a rose, beware of the thorns. - Unknown

This Valentines' day...is it

A stem of rose or a bouquet of roses?

With its leaves hiding thorns

What message would you convey?

♥♥♥~

Could it be red, pink, orange, lavender or white

The expression of emotions and devotions?

The longing and desire, heartfelt sorrow and regret

Or the joy of admiration and gratitude?

♥♥♥~

Pure in white, bearing purity and chastity

Conveying humility and spirituality?

The signs of innocence, grace and elegance,

Whiff with sweetness of heaven, untainted and divine?

♥♥♥~

Could it be the pretty yellow expressing exuberance,

Of a platonic love caring and welcoming,

Drawing energy and zesty feelings of companionship,

Cheerfulness and binding love?

♥♥♥~

Would it come in a bunch of fascinating orange hues?

Uttering intense desire, pride and fervor

With the intriguing attitude that rivals with the red

Would the message comes with passion and of fiery blaze?

♥♥♥~

Or is it the enchantment of lavender waiting

Like love at first sight at times elusive and mysterious,

Bearing sense of royalty, glory and holy

The sure face of comfort and tranquility?

♥♥♥~

Would it be evoking signs of peace and harmony?

Signifying opulence and prosperity

In its special shades of rare green

Bearing good wishes for a new life and good health?

♥♥♥~

A bouquet of roses is a bouquet of emotions

Be careful with the thorns they could prick you deep,

May send message of confusions and of mixed sensations

A gesture of kindness, a feeling of likeness and of LOVE.

♥♥♥~

Copyright@ CrisSp~TM/02/13/13. Read me: "The heart of my soul speaks to the soul of my heart by writing." ~

© 2013 CrisSp

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      CrisSp 2 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      Jodah: Thank you.

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      John Hansen 2 years ago from Queensland Australia

      Beautiful descriptive poetry Cris, you have captured the sense of each color of the wonderful flower the rose. Voted up.

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      CrisSp 3 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      Audrey dear, thank you.

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      CrisSp 3 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      Vellur: Thank you. I hope you had a great Valentine's Day!

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      Audrey Howitt 3 years ago from California

      Ahh--beautifully done!

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      Nithya Venkat 3 years ago from Dubai

      Beautifully expressed thoughts about roses. Great write, voted up.

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      CrisSp 4 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      Galley Queen: Thank you. Glad you enjoyed it.

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      Galley Queen 4 years ago

      Valentine or not, a stem or a bouquet... rose is a perfect flower for all occasions to express our emotions.

      This is a lovely expression of your emotions and you did well on this piece.

      I enjoyed it. Thank you

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      CrisSp 4 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      Thank you hlwar. That single line alone from you is a poem by itself. :) You are lovely!

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      hlwar 4 years ago

      Your poem is just as beautiful as any rose. o (◡‿◡✿)

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      CrisSp 4 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      Thank you girish. Always good to see you.

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      Girish puri 4 years ago from NCR , INDIA

      A beautiful piece of poetry, awesome.

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      CrisSp 4 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      Life Iz Beautiful--You are beautiful! Thank you for gracing my day today. I appreciate your presence and your kind gestures of voting and sharing.

      Love from the sky~

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      CrisSp 4 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      Thank you Deborah! I was at 37K feet transporting a wedding entourage to the Caribbean for destination wedding. It was awesome though. Always good to have you in my lil' hub space. Blessings back to you.

      Love from the sky~

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      Salini 4 years ago from India

      very sweet and beautiful poem dear...

      Thanks for sharing ...

      voted beautiful...

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      Deborah Brooks Langford 4 years ago from Brownsville,TX

      I hope you had a beautiful and wonderful valentines day with lots of beautiful roses.. roses are my favorite I think this flower is a symbol of love and you expressed it so well.

      many blessings to you

      Debbie

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      CrisSp 4 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      Hello there Rolly! Thank you so much for stopping by. I'm having difficulty catching up these days...flying is crazy and I miss HP and its lovely people. So, thank you. It's always good to hear from you. Love from the sky~

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      Rolly A Chabot 4 years ago from Alberta Canada

      Hi CrisSp... Very well done my friend. Your gift you have been given shines through with this hub.

      The rose speaks many languages but one that is heard throughout time is the language of love.

      Spoken words carry far more feelings and will capture emotions long after the rose wilts and passes.

      Both can have thorns to be aware of yet the true meaning is the same when given and spoken with love.

      Hugs and Blessings from the West... Wave on your next flight over...

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      CrisSp 4 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      aviannovice: Thank you. Say hello to our lovely creatures of the sky...the birds from your paradise.

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      CrisSp 4 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      My bravewarrior, glad to see you here in my garden of emotions....nothing beats that special feeling of affection coming from our own offsprings, in my case from my daughter. Thank you for coming by. Peace and love to you.

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      CrisSp 4 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      aykianink: Thank you. Belated Happy Valentine to you.

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      CrisSp 4 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      Coffee, hmm....I'm addicted to you. Black, no sugar please. (: Kidding aside, good to see you here. Promise, will visit your hubland next as soon as I'm settled back on the ground. Life outside HP is super busy these days but know that I am thinking of you. Meanwhile, gotta soak up myself in a nice bath and gear up for another legs of flight. Love to you from the sky~

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      CrisSp 4 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      Carol, I missed you and your awesome writes . I owe you some reading back. Lol! Thanks for coming by and belated happy Valentine to you.

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      CrisSp 4 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      Thank you Debbie, my fellow poet. Love back you.

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      CrisSp 4 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      Hello Faith! Belated Happy Valentine's Day to you and your lovely. Thank you for stopping by, voting up and sharing. Love from the sky~

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      CrisSp 4 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      hawaiianodysseus: Thank you . Always a pleasure to see you and happy that you enjoy the music as well. I hope you had a lovely Valentine's Day too. BTW, my Valentine was at 37Thousand feet with 200 passengers partying airborne for a wedding destination at the Caribbean. (:

      So, here's sending you some love from the sky.

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      CrisSp 4 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      Thank you Bill. I hope you had a wonderful "V Day" with Bev. Please pardon my no-show on HP these days; flying schedule is crazy busy and I miss you all at HP. Love from the sky~

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      Deb Hirt 4 years ago from Stillwater, OK

      Very nicely done, Cris. You have conveyed thoughts on colors for every occasion. A great job, indeed.

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      Shauna L Bowling 4 years ago from Central Florida

      Cris, I can almost smell the roses. They are so beautiful! My son just brought me a single red rose. He put a huge smile on my face and in my heart with that gesture!

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      aykianink 4 years ago

      Hello, CrisSp. My favorite line: "A bouquet of roses is a bouquet of emotions" Good stuff:-)

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      Marites Mabugat-Simbajon 4 years ago from Toronto, Ontario

      So special indeed, Cris! What many symbolism you have thought of The Rose. Bravo! xoxo

      P.S. Sharing on "Passionate Poetry of Poetic Hearts" on Facebook

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      carol stanley 4 years ago from Arizona

      I love roses and you made them even lovelier. Thanks for sharing this beautiful poem.

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      Deborah Brooks Langford 4 years ago from Brownsville,TX

      Simply a beautiful poem about my favorite time of year..

      Happy Valentine's Day to you

      Debbie

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      Faith Reaper 4 years ago from southern USA

      Very beautiful and sweet, like you.

      Voted up +++ and sharing.

      Happy Valentine's Day,

      Faith Reaper

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      Hawaiian Odysseus 4 years ago from Southeast Washington state

      Hi, CrisSp! Your brilliant poem found lovely closure with the classic Bette Midler ballad. Thank you for gracing HubPages with your sweet soul. Happy Valentine's Day to your and your husband--a gorgeous couple!

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      Bill Holland 4 years ago from Olympia, WA

      A lovely Valentine from a lovely lady. Happy Valentine's Day, Cris!

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      CrisSp 4 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      Thank you Wayne! Happy to see you here.

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      Wayne Barrett 4 years ago from Clearwater Florida

      Very sweet. Very beautiful.

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      Eric Dierker 4 years ago from Spring Valley, CA. U.S.A.

      I have never met a women who embraced roses who did not embrace Love. The honor is all mine.

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      CrisSp 4 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      Ericdierker: You honor me with your presence. Thank you for being the first to arrive in my garden of roses...love back to you.

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      Eric Dierker 4 years ago from Spring Valley, CA. U.S.A.

      For the Rose is but a reflection of the color of my heart toward you. If you see the joy, the love and the sweet memories, please give them back to me.